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recognition technology is still a work in progress. while investigators in the boston marathon bombing had multiple images of both suspects, the technology did not come up with a match. they were not identified by their faces but by their fingerprints. authorities won't say what went wrong. one possibility is that government databanks through which the photos would've been searched are not big enough. as we discovered, the f.b.i. is working on expanding its database, businesses are tapping facial recognition to sell us stuff, and computer scientists are upgrading the technology. so, here it comes! oh, my. this may look like a high school science project, but this is carnegie mellon's cylab, a world-class research center. look at that! marios savvides and his students outfitted this ordinary toy drone with their new advanced facial recognition software that locks in on a face from a distance and then identifies it. >> drone: hello, lesley. nice to see you again. >> stahl: it got it. the students are taking surveillance technology to the next level. they can now turn a blurry face into a cle
are running multimillion-dollar businesses, including a technology company that had revenues of more than $40 million. pam randall didn't dare dream about that kind of success. >> pam: i was shocked when i couldn't even get menial labor jobs. >> gupta: she was a lieutenant colonel in the air force and retired in 2010 after years of hard landings left her with a laundry list of ailments. >> pam: damage to both shoulders, both wrists, both hips, both knees, upper and lower back, and i have nerve damage in my elbows. >> gupta: that's a lot. >> pam: yeah. >> gupta: are you in pain? >> pam: every day. >> gupta: though it was a challenge, she spent more than a year looking for work, any kind of work. 23 years of military service, a lieutenant colonel, senior... senior rank-- it seems like you would be the perfect candidate for so many jobs. >> pam: you'd think that. you would think that. the military chapter's closed, so now you do a new chapter. >> gupta: what was your sentiments as you're going through that? a year of putting out applications and not being able to find anything. >> pam: i was a l
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